Medical News Today: Does living next to a gym lower obesity risk?

The new study was led by Kate Mason, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom, and the findings were published in The Lancet Public Health. Mason and her colleagues started out from the observation that the built environment can have serious public health consequences. So, they wondered whether living next to an exercise facility — and implicitly, building more of them — might help in the fight against obesity. To find out the answer, the researchers examined data from a large cohort study called the U.K. Biobank study — which ran from 2006 to...

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